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The college announced today that Smita Ruzicka will serve as the next vice president of student affairs. She comes to Middlebury from Johns Hopkins University, where she served as the dean of student life.
Smita Ruzicka named as next vice president of student affairs
By Sophia McDermott-Hughes June 10, 2021

The college has appointed Smita Ruzicka as the new vice president for student affairs (VPSA). The position has remained vacant since the previous VPSA, Baishakhi Taylor,...

News in Brief: College to require vaccination for on-campus students, faculty, staff this fall
By Jack Summersby May 16, 2021

Middlebury College will require all students, faculty and staff on campus this fall to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, except for those...

Reenactors gather on the battlefield to recreate moments from the Battle of Hubbardton, the only battle fought on what is currently Vermont soil.
Vermont begins planning for 250th anniversary of 1776
By Becca Amen May 20, 2021
Vermont is looking years ahead to July 4, 2026, which marks the 250th anniversary of the ratification of the Declaration of Independence. This past December, Gov. Phil Scott signed an executive order establishing a 15-member commission to plan the semiquincentennial celebration of U.S. independence.
Bill Beaney (left) poses with Hogan Beazley (right) after Middlebury’s home golf meet on Saturday, May 8.
Bill Beaney, five-time NESCAC Coach of the Year, reflects on 35 years of coaching
By Charles Crounse May 20, 2021
Bill Beaney has coached at Middlebury since the fall of 1986, overseeing four different programs and winning numerous accolades. Earlier this month, Beaney was named NESCAC Coach of the Year as he led the men’s golf team to a NESCAC Championship on Sunday, May 2.
Siefer’s Scoop Podcast: A year in review
Siefer’s Scoop Podcast: A year in review
By Blaise Siefer May 20, 2021
The athletes I’ve interviewed span 18 varsity teams, a little over half of Middlebury’s 31 athletic programs. There were so many highlights from this year — too many to count, to be honest — so, for those who maybe didn’t catch every episode, I thought I’d list my favorite quote from each episode this spring.
Livable is the minimum
Livable is the minimum
By Editorial Board May 20, 2021

While the school year may be coming to a close, a new fiscal year — and the implementation of a new College budget — is fast approaching. This is a moment to reflect...

Covid-19, climate injustices and the impacts of structural violence — and what students can do about them
By Hamia Sophia Fatima May 20, 2021

“The rich will find their world to be more expensive, inconvenient, uncomfortable, disrupted and colorless; in general, more unpleasant and unpredictable, perhaps greatly...

WRMC Radio Roundup: Sunny beats to drift through the summer
WRMC Radio Roundup: Sunny beats to drift through the summer
By WRMC Staff May 20, 2021

Have your Spotify playlists become stale? Is your weekly mix just not cutting it? Maybe it’s time to branch out and listen to something new. The Executive Board of WRMC,...

Midd arts scene extends into new space
Midd arts scene extends into new space
By Edyth Moldow May 20, 2021

Even NASA’s Voyagers sing in space. They have each been equipped with a golden record filled with art, music, mathematics and greetings in an array of languages —...

Painting a pandemic: studio art majors finish strong
Painting a pandemic: studio art majors finish strong
By Yardena Carmi May 20, 2021

The advanced studio seminar’s end-of-semester exhibition, which opens with limited capacity on May 19, features the work of six student artists across a wide range of...

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